Luzma Travel takes you to countries in Central and South America such as Costa Rica, Colombia, Chile and Brazil. Below is a list of our most popular destinations in Central and South America. Luzma Travel can take you to these destinations and to any other that you may be interested in visiting. Contact us and let us know where you want to spend your next vacation. Luzma Travel will take care of finding the best rates possible and make your well-deserved vacation a reality. 

COSTA RICA

 

Costa Rica is a popular tropical travel destination known for its well-kept national parks, which cover approximately 24% of the country’s land area.   There are gorgeous beaches located along both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea sides of the island nation, along with volcanoes that can be visited and climbed by adventurous tourists. 

 

Tourists often come to Costa Rica to experience the quiet beauty of its ecology  …… beautiful tropical plants and birds, thermal pools, hiking along trails through the ancient rainforest, and exploring the high altitude forests.   For those looking for a more active vacation, let’s not forget the thrill of white water rafting, canyon tours, zip lining and sport fishing off the Pacific coast.   

 

Tourist accommodations are available at eco-lodges, as well as boutique hotels in the mountains of Cordillera Central that form the Central Valley of Costa Rica, and all-inclusive resorts and spas.  

COLOMBIA

 

Depending on where you go in Colombia, you will find majestic mountains, coastal beaches and nature preserves, remarkable archaeological sites, historic churches and landmarks, and a dynamic culture.  Throughout Colombia there is evidence of colonial Spanish culture, but also some remnants of pre-Colombian civilizations.   

 

The nation's capital, Bogota, has become the biggest tourist destination in Colombia, because of its improved museums and entertainment venues, rehabilitation of public areas, development of parks, and creation of a network of cycling routes.  You can stay anywhere from a farm lodge in the hills to a luxurious hotel in Bogota.   Tourists will also be amazed at the wide variety of fruits available, many of which have never been tasted outside the tropics …. and will also enjoy the many traditional dishes of the Colombian people

PERU

 

Peru hosts a variety of natural locations to appeal to those who love the outdoors.  It offers sunny beaches, snow sports in the Peruvian Andes, and adventurous activities in the jungle any time of the year.   

 

Historically, there are signs of civilization from the Paleolithic times from the Andean cultures. The temples and fortresses built at high altitudes showcase the human achievements accomplished in Peru.

 

You can't come to Peru without traveling the Inca Trail to historic Machu Picchu, built in the 15th century by the Inca people, and still a vibrant, friendly, and colorful destination for tourists today. 

 

The dance, music, and crafts culture is unique to each region in this diverse country.  Peruvian foods range from the spicy and savory to the delightfully sweet and tempting.  . 

 

PANAMA

 

Panama features numerous world class attractions such as tropical rainforests, beautiful mountains, beaches on both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans with some excellent spots for surfing on the Pacific coast.  There are more than 1500 islands, a vibrant nightlife, top quality resorts, and historical sites. 

 

You can’t forget to visit the Panama Canal, the spectacle of  Panama.  Panama is known as the “Crossroads of the Americas” because it is located between North and South America.   The indigenous meaning of the country’s name, “abundance of fish,” refers to Panama’s reputation for being a paradise of water sports and natural environment.  

 

 Because of its diverse Spanish, American, Afro-Caribbean and indigenous influences, the foods of Panama can be very familiar or very exotic, with typical meals including fish or meat, coconut rice and beans accompanied by local fruits and vegetables like yucca, squash and plantains.

BRAZIL

 

Brazil, home to people of great ethnic and cultural diversity, has a variety of natural attractions such as the Amazon River and the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, the wildlife of the Pantanal wetlands, Iguassu Falls, magnificent tropical beaches, and unique plant and animal life.   But it is also a country of urban diversity and opportunity. 

 

São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in both the Americas and in the southern hemisphere, and the world's eleventh largest city by population.   It offers significant cultural, economic and political influence both nationally and internationally, and is a center for arts and entertainment in Brazil.   

 

Rio de Janeiro’s well-known Carnival is known as host of the world’s largest party!   And as might be expected, the varieties of tropical foods and recipes abounds in Brazil.  From hearty beef mince pastry to Bahia nut puree’ to passionfruit mousse and spicy Brazilian mulled wine, there is something for every taste!  

 

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